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Out with the Old and in With the New

What to do When Your Old Kitchen Has Seen its Last Day? Every item in a home has an expiry date. Not in the way food expires of course, but a day that will come when it needs to be renovated, renewed or just torn down and started again from scratch. Kitchens are no different, and as one of the most used rooms in a house it can get to its last days a whole lot quicker than other rooms in a home. It will reach a point where it has no choice but to be renovated, and what better time than that to go with a brand new modern kitchen design. Renovating your kitchen can entail a lot. You can tear the entire space down to the drywall and [...]

By | 2017-08-29T13:42:46+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Kitchen Design|Comments Off on Out with the Old and in With the New

Renovating Without Breaking the Bank

Kitchen renovation costs can add up quickly. That doesn’t mean that the renovations cannot be done without breaking the bank, and there are many ways to save money while having it still look like you have a brand-new kitchen. Figuring out what needs to be done, and how to do it on a budget doesn’t have to be difficult. Keeping in mind the following tips will ensure that you get your brand-new kitchen and still have money in the bank. You can change your cabinets for a minimal cost. Things like utilising the floor models at the store can cut costs quite a bit. Can’t find discounted or floor models you like? You can always update the cabinets without starting from scratch. Just changing the doors can change the overall [...]

By | 2017-08-29T13:42:59+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Kitchen Renovations|Comments Off on Renovating Without Breaking the Bank

Renovating A Kitchen- And Wondering Where To Begin?

Kitchen renovations can seem daunting and overwhelming. There are many different aspects to the kitchen and plenty of ways to change things, whether it is a basic change or a more extreme change like completely gutting it and starting new. Where then do you begin? What is the best approach to starting your renovation? Here are some things to consider when thinking about beginning a renovation ·      Decide what it is you are looking to renovate. There are many different things that complete the kitchen, and many ways to change it up. You can look for simple changes such as painting the walls, or changing out the kitchen lights, to much more dramatic ones such as over-hauling the whole kitchen. Are you looking to renovate just the appliances? This alone [...]

By | 2017-08-29T13:43:07+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Kitchen Renovations|Comments Off on Renovating A Kitchen- And Wondering Where To Begin?

Turning an Average Bathroom into a Luxury Bathroom!

We spend quite a bit of time in our bathrooms, from getting ourselves ready in the morning, to bathing and washing up, to using the facilities. Why wouldn’t we want a luxury bathroom? With so much time spent in this one little room, changing from a run of the mill average bathroom to a luxury bathroom can be a small change, but with loads of advantages. How then can we change the average bathroom from mediocre to one we enjoy being in? IM glad you asked. ·      Fixtures and Faucets Just changing up the fixtures in the bathroom can improve the overall feeling of it. Going from common builder grade fixtures to higher end ones can give the bathroom a much more elegant feeling. This can be as simple as [...]

By | 2017-08-29T13:43:17+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Bathrooms|Comments Off on Turning an Average Bathroom into a Luxury Bathroom!

How Lighting Enhances a Kitchen’s Appeal

Lighting can take your kitchen from drab to an award-winning kitchen design when done correctly. Nothing is worse in a kitchen than sub-par lighting or dark areas that are difficult to work in. That said, proper lighting can be the perfect complement to a kitchen renovation. Where do you start in making sure the lighting is just what your kitchen needs? What lighting should you use? Here are some quick tips to get you started in thinking about your new kitchen design. Under cabinet lights can make seeing what you are doing on the countertop easier. Overhead lights are great, but smaller area-specific lighting such as this can enhance your kitchen, as well as make working in it easier. Even simple LED light strips can make a big difference. Recessed lights [...]

By | 2017-08-29T13:43:23+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Kitchen Design|Comments Off on How Lighting Enhances a Kitchen’s Appeal

Using Modern Technology in Kitchens

As technology advances, it is only fitting that our kitchens and the technology in them do as well. There are many modern kitchen ideas that incorporate all these new technologies. Be it the advancement of refrigerators that can show you what is inside without opening the door, or faucets that turn on with motion detectors instead of turning knobs. There are many ways to utilise technology in the kitchen. Not only do these items make our day to day life easier, they can also help us out in ways we never imagined. Modern kitchens now include a wealth of technology to help make life simpler. Here are just a few ways technology is changing our homes: Outlets that rise out of the countertop. Not only does it reduce clutter, it [...]

By | 2017-08-29T13:43:31+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Kitchen Design|Comments Off on Using Modern Technology in Kitchens

Kitchen Cabinets Can Be Functional And Beautiful

Kitchens are often the center of our homes. They are a place of family, love and gathering together. We come together daily, multiple times to join with others in the kitchen whether it’s over a meal, or cooking together. It’s where we unravel at the end of the day and where we gather to celebrate holidays and happy times. Of course, it makes sense then that we want our kitchens to be both functional and beautiful. The atmosphere of a space can make a big difference in how much we want to be in that area and how we utilise it. Installing Kitchen Cabinet doors A major part of any kitchen is the kitchen cabinets doors. And if you’re looking at re-designing your kitchen space to be more visually appealing [...]

By | 2017-08-29T13:45:25+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Kitchen Design|Comments Off on Kitchen Cabinets Can Be Functional And Beautiful

Kitchen and Bathroom Renovations

Are They Really the Most Expensive Rooms in the Home to Renovate? There are a multitude of reasons why homeowners renovate their kitchens. Primarily, kitchen and bathroom renovations are an easy way to update your space and put value back into your home. This is especially true if you are seeking to sell your home in the near future. Perhaps you are working on a budget, or you are looking to get the most value for money from your renovation. What room would be best to renovate? When most people think of updating, kitchen and bathroom renovations come to mind as the first ones to do. After all, you spend quite a bit of time in both spaces. And because of wear and tear they are often are the first [...]

By | 2017-08-29T13:45:36+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|Kitchen Renovations|Comments Off on Kitchen and Bathroom Renovations

Some Simple And Effective Storage Designs

Almost every home in Australia has an issue with storage. Why you ask? Well ... because we love STUFF! We live in a consumerist society and unfortuntely storage issues can come into play regardless of the size of home you have and the lifestyle you lead. At some point, everyone is left wondering where to store their items and how best to store them. Is it something you use all the time? or is it something that is just used a little bit that can be store more effectively elsewhere? Kitchens can be the worst area of the home for trying to store gadgets, appliances and extra dishware – not to mention food supplies and the like. No matter what the items are, ultimately, you need to find a storage design [...]

By | 2017-08-29T13:45:42+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Kitchen Design|Comments Off on Some Simple And Effective Storage Designs

Are Kitchen Designers Necessary?

Kitchens are one of those rooms we love to update. After living in a space for a while, it's normal to want to make changes. We learn what functions well, and what parts just don’t work for our family or our needs. Sometimes doors open oddly, or the layout just doesn’t function for the size of the family. This is when we begin to look at renovating, and perhaps finding kitchen designers to help us improve our overall experience of the kitchen. With any renovation, there are two options: doing it ourselves, or finding someone to do it for us. For basic things, there isn’t an issue in undertaking a DIY project. But for more elaborate changes, such as changing the layout or a complete overhaul, professionals are needed. Lucky [...]

By | 2017-08-29T13:45:55+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Designer Kitchens|Comments Off on Are Kitchen Designers Necessary?